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Bruce Museum

Dec 6, 2016 - Feb 9, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich received a significant gift of fifty black-and-white photographs by Brett Weston from the Christian Keesee Collection in 2015. These are the first images by Weston in the Bruce collection, which has been strengthening its photographic holdings in recent years. Soon a selection of the Weston images will be featured in an exhibition slated to open in November....

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Her Crowd: New Art by Women from Our Neighbors’ Private Collections

Bruce Museum

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

September 24, 2016 - December 31, 2016  Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent exhibitions have featured women’s art, scant attention has been paid to the collecting of art created by women. In fact, private collections are in...

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Small Scales: Lands of Enchantment

Bruce Museum

Dec 6, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Continuing the Bruce Museum’s tradition of small-scale exhibitions at holiday time, Small Scales: Lands of Enchantment explores the works of contemporary fine artists working in minute scales with a focus on the natural world – landscape, seascape, and microcosms of the imagination. While the creation of miniature scenes itself is not a new concept, contemporary artists use small...

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8th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village

Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 24, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Santa and his LIVE reindeer - Dancer, Dasher and Prancer - are coming back for the 8th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village to an exciting NEW HOME, “the North Pole on North Street,” Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses, 437 North Street, Greenwich, Connecticut, from November 25 to December 24, 2016.  The cherished town tradition continues at this...

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A BILLION BRICKS 4: LEGO® Super Heroes in Gotham

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Dec 6, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

November 19 - February 5, 9 - 5pm (Sunday 11 - 5pm) Skylines and superheroes! Bring the whole family to our popular annual "A Billion Bricks" exhibition and be awed by five famous architectural landmarks made completely out of LEGO® bricks. The team from ILUGNY will recreate a fantasy Gotham City — featuring some of the most iconic buildings in New York City. LEGO® trains, trams, and...

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Screenwriting with Katie Torpey

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Dec 8, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016 @ 07:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Do you have a great movie idea? Is it your personal story? Have you always wanted to write a screenplay? Whatever it is, here’s your chance. The Ridgefield Playhouse is offering a screenwriting class for adults. Students will learn how to turn a story idea into a well-told, formatted screenplay that they can sell to Hollywood. Students will spend 8 weeks learning the basics of screenwriting,...

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Curiosity Concerts Presents Argus Quartet

Byram Shubert Library

Dec 10, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

FREE FAMILY CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT Curiosity Concerts is a series of free family concerts presented by professional musicians at different venues in the Greenwich, CT area. Concerts are 50 minutes long and are designed to inspire parents as well as their children of any age (but your child should be able to enjoy an hour of music). The Argus Quartet presents excerpts from two late...

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Annual Marionette Performance: Wasabi, A Dragon’s Tale

Greenwich Historical Society

Dec 10, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

In this modern-minded fairy tale, Princess Aja happily contemplates her upcoming marriage to Prince Olaf. Her outlook changes considerably when fire-breathing Wasabi swoops from the sky, reduces the palace to ashes and carries off her betrothed. Find out how the spunky princess, with a little help from her friends, outwits Wasabi to save the day.   Eleven exquisitely crafted marionettes...

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Food and cookbooks are part of every holiday! Bring the family to enjoy this exhibition of rare books on display in Cooking Down the Ages. As part of the ongoing series of changing exhibitions highlighting Pequot Library’s Special Collections of archives, rare books, and manuscripts on view in the Reading Room and Perkin Gallery, a Pages from Pequot Special Collections' exhibition....

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Cooking Down the Ages: Cookbooks and Recipes

Pequot Library

Dec 10, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Food and cookbooks are part of every holiday! Bring family and friends to enjoy this exhibition of rare books on display in Cooking Down the Ages. Join us to explore the history of culinary literature spanning the Middle Ages to today, with a vivid selection of items from the Library’s Special Collections. This exhibition highlights the significance of food preparation. It includes the first...

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